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Division: Parsons The New School for Design
School: School of Constructed Environments
Department: Product Design
Course Number: PUPD 3310
Course Format: Studio
Location: NYC campus
Permission Required: No
This course provides an introduction to designing with non-ferrous metals such as copper, brass, aluminum, nickel silver and sterling silver. The course includes three projects using any of the above metals. The focus will be both on design (form and function) as well as metal working techniques. A variety of techniques will be presented: sawing, filing, drilling, find riveting, cold metal forming, soldering using an oxy-acetylene torch, surface texturing, and metal finishing. Students will be taught how to express design concepts graphically. Students will be required to provide their own hand tools and materials; a complete list will be given during the first session.
Open to: Bachelors degree in Product Design majors, juniors and seniors only; others by permission of the Product Design program. Pre-requisite(s): none.
Open to Lang/Parsons BA/BFA students.
Open to Parsons students.
Open to Undergraduate students.
Not open to Freshman students.
Not open to Sophomore students.
Open to Integrated Design Curriculum students.
Open to Product Design students.